Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Thanh-Huyen  Vu, MD, PhD

Thanh-Huyen Vu, MD, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Focus of Work

Bio

My research interest is in cardiovascular epidemiology, with a focus on the long-term associations of cardiovascular and lifestyle risk factors on sub-clinical atherosclerosis, markers of inflammation, quality of life, cardiovascular disease and mortality.
In addition, with a multidisciplinary background in medicine, social science, and epidemiology, I am also interested in investigating how socio-demographic/economic factors interact with biological/epidemiologic factors that lead to disparitie...[Read full text]
My research interest is in cardiovascular epidemiology, with a focus on the long-term associations of cardiovascular and lifestyle risk factors on sub-clinical atherosclerosis, markers of inflammation, quality of life, cardiovascular disease and mortality.
In addition, with a multidisciplinary background in medicine, social science, and epidemiology, I am also interested in investigating how socio-demographic/economic factors interact with biological/epidemiologic factors that lead to disparities in various cardiovascular health outcomes, especially among vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, women, children, and immigrants.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Hanoi Medical School (1989)
  • PhD: Brown University, Sociology/Demography and Health (2002)